Salem Center, NY Osteopathic Doctor

Your Trusted Clinic for Osteopathic Medicine & Care

The body is important part of all of our lives. It moves us, it carries us, and it guides us every single day. We believe it is important to care for it in the best way possible. The Osteopathic Wellness Center is dedicated to providing the people of Salem Center, NY with high quality treatments that help the body heal both naturally and safely. Our osteopathic manipulative treatments care for a variety of conditions, all with the same objective of bringing balance to the bodies of our Salem Center patients.

Conditions We Treat:

All of our techniques are both safe and natural. Osteopathic manipulative treatment is a trusted alternative to potentially harmful approaches to healing, such as prescription medicine or surgery. Rather than increasing harm, we strive to remove it. Our facility is fully licensed and insured. To schedule an appointment with us today, please give us a call at (203) 408 – 6255.

Our Osteopathic Doctor: Dr. David Johnston

Our practices and treatments here at the Osteopathic Wellness Center are led by our trusted physician, Dr. David L. Johnston. Dr. Johnston offers years of medical expertise, being board certified and hospital trained. He has experience with a variety of conditions and brings this knowledge to the Salem Center, NY region. His techniques utilize holistic approaches, treating the body as whole and enabling recovery for a balanced lifestyle.*

Our Osteopathic Clinic Serving Salem Center, NY

Our treatment methods at the Osteopathic Wellness Center are safe and natural. We avoid potentially harmful methods, such as pharmaceutical uses or invasive surgeries. Call us today to schedule an appointment and begin your recovery to a balanced wellbeing.*

Through the use of holistic techniques and hands-on treatments, we care for specific bodily pains and issues. Our techniques are gentle approaches, non-invasive, and consider the situation of each of our Salem Center patients. With natural supplements, we can help our patients recover in a more natural and healthier manner.

Our treatments plans are altered to meet the specific needs of each of our patients. Every body is different and it should be cared for differently. Through nutritional tests, we can help decide what is best for you and what can help you achieve equilibrium in a safe and effective manner. Our goal is to help our patients have a healthy, active lifestyle again.

We offer our Salem Center, NY patients:

Salem Center, NY Osteopathic Treatment for:

Accident Trauma

As many of us know, accidents come when we least expect them to. Unfortunately, this means they can also take a toll on us when we’re not ready for it. Accidents can have lasting effects on their victims, both bodily, mentally, and emotionally. Osteopathic manipulative treatments seek to care for the body as a whole, treating accident trauma and enabling recovery. Whether is it from a fall, a vehicle accident, a loss of mobility, or other symptom, don’t hesitate to begin treatments. We help our Salem Center patients receive their previous strength and begin recovery.

Some of our treatments include myofascial release and lymphatic drainage, which can help the entire body in the healing process. Dr. Johnston cares for the whole body to help prevent severe formation of scar tissue after accidents. Osteopathic treatments can reduce stress on joints and muscles, ultimately enabling a better recovery.*

Whether it is from a surgery, a concussion, whiplash, swollen limb, or other injury, give us a call today. Our treatments can help you with a whole recovery.*

Back Pain & Neck Pain

After lifting a heavy object or being involved in physical activity, you may begin to experience back or neck pain. Although this is common, it does not mean it is necessary. Osteopathic manipulative treatment gently cares for back and neck pain, taking into consideration a variety of factors. This includes pain coming from unnatural movements, dieting issues, posture, and much more. We properly treat bodily pain.*

We apply our holistic techniques and hands-on treatments to gentle massage strained areas. This loosens tightened muscles and helps relaxed potentially inflamed joints. The body as a whole is able to destress and find its natural balance once again. Through x-rays, tests, and professional scans, we find what is best for each of our Salem Center patients.

Chronic Health Conditions: Lyme, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue…

When people think of osteopathic treatments, they think of physical injuries. Our holistic care, however, goes beyond bodily injuries can helps people who are suffering from chronic health conditions. Pain or discomfort from fibromyalgia, Lyme disease, or other autoimmune disorders or hormonal imbalances are treated here at the Osteopathic Wellness Center. We serve all needs for people in the Salem Center, NY region with quality treatment plans. We go beyond simply recognizing symptoms and seek to find the underlying cause of pain.

Our holistic treatments combine the use of both technical and integrative approaches. All of our techniques are supported and proven with professional laboratory testing.*


If you have experienced a severe head injury, contact us immediately. Sometimes it is difficult to know if it is an actual concussion, but if proper treatments are not taken promptly, it can result in long-term damages. Osteopathic manipulative care allows for the body to stay calm and relaxed during this strenuous time and optimize recovery time while also decreasing negative results from a concussion.*

Jaw Issues: Jaw Pain, TMJ, Sleep Apnea…

Jaw pain and related dental issues can cover a wide range of discomfort. There is clicking from jaw movements, structural imbalances, blocked airways, TMJ pain, and much more. Osteopathic manipulative treatment helps our Salem Center patients with these discomforts. Adding the use of Advanced Light Force (ALF) methods, we can help align the jaw and surrounding structures to promote a healthy balance in the jaw.*

We provide expert treatments for jaw pain and related dental discomforts. From underbites to grinding of teeth, snoring to sleep apnea, our treatments address it all. Call today to schedule your first osteopathic treatment and begin experiencing a balanced lifestyle.*

Migraines & Headaches

Severe headaches can take tolls on people, often resulting in long periods of suffering and discomfort. They can come in waves, be more sporadic, or even be chronic experiences. The Osteopathic Wellness Center treats severe headaches and migraines, looking to find the source of pain above simply diagnosing symptoms.

Whether your headaches are triggered by anxiety, stress, pain, spasms, sleep related issues, or other situations, our treatments help our Salem Center patients with their pain.* Our treatment plans are individualized for each patient, taking into consideration their lifestyles and certain triggers. This is vital in holistic care.

Sports Injuries

Here at the Osteopathic Wellness Center, we believe having an active lifestyle is important in being healthy and well-rounded. Sports is a great way to stay active, but it can unfortunately result in injuries and various discomforts. If not treated properly, it can be long lasting and unnecessary. Our osteopathic treatments help the athletes of Salem Center with muscle sprains, strains, and tears. If you have experienced a sports related injury, call us today to schedule your first appointment. With hands-on treatments, natural supplements, and holistic care, we help our patients achieve a quick and healthy recovery.*

Pain from Whiplash

The pain from whiplash comes from the hyperextension of the back, neck, and even torso. This quick movement can result in strained muscles and enduring discomfort. Whiplash often comes from accidents, but whatever the situation, our holistic treatments can bring you back to a balanced wellbeing. We provide immediate care and treatment to make sure inflammation is decreased, swelling is reduced, and your body can find its balance once again.*

Pregnancy & Post-Delivery Therapy

Pregnancy can be a new experience for a lot of people, resulting in a lot of new changes. These changes can have a direct effect on the body, and osteopathic treatments help with this transition. They can care for pained areas while also allowing a healthy lifestyle. Osteopathy enables for a quick recovery after delivery as well.*

Integrative & Holistic Medicine in Salem Center

A wide variety of components play into how the body operates and reacts. There are a lot of things to consider when taking care of the body, and we strive to make sure all of these fronts are covered. The Osteopathic Wellness Center makes treatment plans that are unique for each Salem Center patient, combining the use of both integrative and holistic medicines. We help the body heal how it is supposed to—naturally.*

What is integrative medicine?

Integrative medicine takes into consideration all of the different aspects of someone’s life. This includes areas related to physicality, social life, psychological aspects, surrounding environment, and even spirituality.

Your Integrative & Holistic Practitioner: Dr. Johnston

With years of experience and commitment to service, Dr. David L. Johnston provides the people of Salem Center, NY with quality and ethical treatments. Dr. Johnston is the trusted physician for osteopathic care in the Salem Center region.

Osteopathic Medicine in Salem Center, NY

No matter what your condition or situation may be, osteopathic manipulative treatments can help you on the path to recovery. We strive to serve all the needs of our Salem Center patients and help them achieve the goal of healthy living and a balanced life.*

*The effectiveness of diagnosis and treatment vary by patient and condition. Osteopathic Wellness Center does not guarantee certain results.

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